Ellen Jordan is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication. She received her B.A. in communication & journalism from the University of St. Thomas and her M.A. in family science from Concordia University St. Paul. She currently teaches COMM 1200 (Public Speaking).
Ellen's research interests lie in family and interpersonal communication. Specifically, Ellen is interested in family communication processes and their potential role in adolescent eating disorder development. She believes that by seeking to understand how the family environment might play a role in the development of eating disorders, we may have the potential to help prevent eating disorders in adolescents. Ellen's long-term goals include furthering this research and facilitating eating disorder prevention within families.